Our goal at Ore City is to provide the best health care for our students and staff, which includes a high-quality comprehensive school health program that ensures healthy bodies and minds. Please view the attachments and/or links below for information on various health topics. If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to call us at 903-968-3300 ext. 1217.
DISTRICT NURSE/MS and HS NURSE: Mindy Hamilton, RN, BSN
OC ELEMENTARY NURSE: Rebecca Williams, RN, BSN
Links Of Interest
HOW TO WASH YOUR HANDS EFFECTIVELY: https://www.facebook.com/ocmiddleschool/videos/642411513202939/
IMMUNIZATION REQUIREMENTS: https://dshs.texas.gov/immunize/school/school-requirements.aspx
REMEMBER, the best way to fight FLU is to get the FLU SHOT! For more information about flu and the flu shot, visit: http://www.texasflu.org/
FENTANYL FACTS: https://www.cdc.gov/stopoverdose/fentanyl/index.html
A parental guide to substance abuse and a teen bullying guide:
SHAC Meeting Recordings
SHAC Meeting 12-7-23 https://drive.google.com/file/d/1JQ53EmXFZqLRdsrxTJkOXX6AIp3ty4xg/view?usp=sharing
How is Ore City ISD protecting against COVID-19, flu, and other viruses?
- OCISD is educating our staff and students on healthy practices, such as hand washing, use of hand sanitizers, and proper cough etiquette
- OCISD's maintenance department is working diligently to sanitize any surfaces that staff and students come in contact with
- OCISD's school nurses and administration are monitoring the CDC, Texas Department of State Health Services, and TEA Guidelines for COVID-19 websites for updates and any new directives concerning COVID-19 and flu outbreaks
How can YOU protect against COVID-19, flu, and other viruses?
- Stay home if you feel ill or have a fever; you should be 24-hours fever, diarrhea, and vomiting free before returning to school
- Cover your mouth and nose when coughing and sneezing; cough into your shirt
- Wash your hands often or use hand sanitizer if soap and water are not available
For further information visit these websites:
CDC website: www.cdc.gov
- Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Information
- What to Do If You Were Exposed to COVID-19
- How to Protect Yourself and Others
Flu information: https://www.cdc.gov/flu/
Ore City ISD has EpiPens available for use on each campus through doctor's orders in the event of an anaphylactic emergency. These EpiPens are stored in a location that is accessible to staff at all times. OCISD staff is trained annually on food allergies, signs/symptoms of anaphylactic reactions, and on proper use and administration of EpiPens in an emergency.
What do you and your student know about BACTERIAL MENINGITIS? Please click on the link below for more information about this disease...
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